GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. agitated vigorously; -- of a liquid.
- adj. moving with or producing or produced by vigorous agitation
“The next morning, in the churned-up sideyard, Dad handed me a shovel.”
“MASSENA, N.Y. — Border Patrol agent Glenn Pickering slowed his rumbling snowmobile to a stop and eyed two trails of churned-up snow running down a riverbank.”
“Instead, a swath of churned-up earth at least a 150-feet wide cuts through the southern portion of the mesa and then plunges down to the beach.”
“But in this new, man-made lake in the middle of nowhere, in black, churned-up soil twenty miles from the heart ofChicago, it was sultry and still and the black water felt cool against the naked body.”
“A huge hole had been excavated on the farther bank, a ford made for digging machines, aggregate was strewn over the greensward, concrete had been mixed by the bridge, cast-off oil-drums littered the stream, iridescence of spilt diesel glimmered across the churned-up ground.”
““Those were just planted,” she told them, pointing to the black-eyed Susans, which lay flattened in the churned-up dirt.”
“They fall to the churned-up turf while the ball sails into the net.”
“Like rubs, scrapes hold a visual appeal for whitetails, and the mere sight of the churned-up dirt can bring a buck in those last few yards.”
“Scarritt noticed recently that when the wind was coming in strong from the south, over a foamy, churned-up Gulf, something new was going on.”
“She ran across to it, squeezed past and stumbled into the wasteland of churned-up ground where brick kilns used to burn at 1,000°C all day and all night.”
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